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Chesterfield, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Chesterfield had a population of 2,418 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Chesterfield is located at latitude 40.113 and longitude -85.5942 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Chesterfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Madison County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 909 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Town of Chesterfield are located in Madison County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Delaware County.

The Town of Chesterfield (GNIS ID: 2396641) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Chesterfield is located within Township of Union, a minor civil division (MCD) of Madison County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Chesterfield population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Chesterfield: West Union.

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Chesterfield, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,418
Daytime Population: Workers 942
Daytime Population: Residents 1,167
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,109
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 2,361
Population in Familes 1,790
Population in Group Qrtrs 57
Population Density2 1,754
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $35,996
Average Household Income $45,182
Per Capita Income $19,878


Total Housing Units 1,276 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 715 (56.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 326 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 235 (18.4%)
Median Home Value $69,934
Average Home Value $71,218


Total Households 1,041
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 622
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.72% -0.46%
Households -0.64% -0.45%
Families -0.88% -0.62%
Median Household Income   0.55%
Per Capita Income   2.27%

Chesterfield, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chesterfield to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 192 72nd
Population Density # 195 71st
Diversity Index # 356 48th
Median Household Income # 637 6th
Per Capita Income # 591 13th

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